Employment

Employment

  • Uses public education and advocacy to promote a wide variety of issues aimed at achieving fairness in the workplace, increasing access to quality health care, and facilitating work-family life balance.

  • Excellent online resource for information about employment law and worker’s rights. Facts on workers’ rights are available on webpage. Website has referrals to attorney’s advocates, associations and litigation funding sources.

  • Challenges discriminatory practices, particularly with regards to sexual harassment, pay equity, and other inequitable conditions.  Check website for information about local chapters.  Call helpline for information on legal rights, strategies to win fair treatment on the job, and discrimination.

  • Non-profit policy organization that protects worker’s human and civil rights on the job.  Issues include drug testing, electronic monitoring, right to organize, medical privacy, whistleblower protections.

  • Jobs and careers for women and people of diverse backgrounds.  Job listings, networking, career advice, and other informational resources for professional women.

  • Research and advocacy center with a focus on parental responsibilities discrimination, which includes pregnancy discrimination, pay/promotion discrimination against employees (especially mothers) with children in favor of childless employees or fathers, and employers’ failure to accommodate worker’s childcare needs. Website has detailed information and FAQs about legal rights. Call or email hotline for assistance and legal referrals for issues related to parental responsibilities discrimination.

  • Information regarding pensions, social security, divorce and widowhood and long-term healthcare available on website. Can call to request further information or publications.

  • Membership organization for professional women, especially women in business and corporate jobs. Encourages the recruitment and advancement of women in corporate positions through research, publications and workshops. Offices in NY, CA, Toronto, and Switzerland.

  • Policy and advocacy organization that works to advance women’s equal rights and equal economic opportunities. Call hotline for information, assistance, and legal referrals for employment discrimination issues, including family leave and pregnancy leave.

  • Promotes increased involvement of women in unions through grassroots activism. Projects include contraceptive equity, reproductive health, education and training opportunities, leadership training.

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OFFICES

16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor

New York, NY 10016

(212) 925-6635

HelpLine: 212-925-6635 ext. 650

NOTE: We do not take walk-in requests for assistance.
You must make an appointment in advance.

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